It’s all about the ladies:  The Hopkins Women’s Board Best Dressed Sale, celebrating women at MAP and Jennifer Bishop’s 30-year retrospective.

Hopkins Best Dressed Sale:  Quality new and gently used men’s and women’s designer fashions including accessories, shoes, jewelry, furs and vintage goes for sale throughout the weekend.  The Women’s Board of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, which hosts the annual event, spends the better part of a year soliciting and collecting only the best wares. When: Friday, November 11, 9-6 pm, Saturday, November 12, 10-4 pm, Sunday, November 13, 11-3 pm. Where: The Carriage House at Evergreen Museum & Library, 4545 North Charles Street, Baltimore. Admission: Free.  Bring your checkbook and plastic if you plan to buy.

Impact – Maryland Art Place’s 2011 Annual Benefit Gala and Exhibition: IMPACT will celebrate MAP’s 30th anniversary by honoring twelve women who have made an impact on our contemporary cultural landscape. Honorees include: Marin Alsop, Rheda Becker, Doreen Bolger, Suzi Cordish, Lynn Deering, Ethel Ennis, Nancy Grasmick, Leslie King Hammond, Pat Joseph, Mary Ann Mears, Joyce J. Scott and Leslie Shepard. For the first time in the galleries, MAP will feature an exhibition of five MAP owned Grace Hartigan paintings. Additionally, MAP will highlight works by local and national artists of high caliber and achievement in the silent auction exhibition. When: Friday, November 11 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Maryland Art Place, 8 Market Street, Baltimore.  Admission: Gala, $250, Afterparty, $40 at the door.

And on Monday…

Thirty Years of Photographs by Jennifer Bishop: The Chesapeake Gallery at Harford Community College presents an exhibit by celebrated photographer Jennifer Bishop (City Paper, News American, Urbanite, People, more). Curated by Chris Head, assistant professor of art, the show will feature her poignant and long-running look at life in Baltimore City. A few days into the show, the college will host a reception with the artist. When: Show starts Monday, November 14, 2011-January 6, 2012.  Reception and talk: Wednesday, November 16, 6-7:30 p.m. Where: The Chesapeake Gallery, Student Center, Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. Admission: Free.